Program Schedule

All sessions are noted in Eastern Time Zone. Please adjust to your time zone accordingly





Friday April 29th
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
400 - Getting Ready for the NP Boards
Margaret A. Fitzgerald, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP, FAAN, DCC, FNAP, Founder/Family NP, Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, LLC, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Lawrence, MA
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
401 - Stretch Break/View Posters
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
402 - Turning Survive into Thrive: Diabetes Pharmacology Update and Shared Medical Appointments for Patients with Diabetes
Jason Gleason, MS, FNP-C, USAF Lt Col (RET), Family Nurse Practitioner, Montana VA Health Clinic, Great Falls, MT
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
403 - Managing Insomnia Across the Lifespan: Latest Treatment Options
Wendy L. Wright, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP, Adult/Family Nurse Practitioner, Wright & Associates Family Healthcare, Amherst, NH
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
404 - Acute/Emergency Care: Acute Pulmonary Emergencies: Diagnosis and Treatment
Eric Magana, MD, Internist, Presbyterian Hospital, Albuquerque, NM
12:00 AM - 12:30 PM
405 - Lunch Break/View Posters
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
406 - Pediatric Laboratory Assessment: A Case-Based Approach
Margaret A. Fitzgerald, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP, FAAN, DCC, FNAP, NCNP Conference Chairperson, Founder/Family NP, Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, LLC, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Lawrence, MA
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
407 - The Pharmacology of Cannabis
Marianne Beare Vyas, NP, CNRN, Neuroscience Nurse Practitioner, Inova Health System, Oakton, VA
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
408 - Acute/Emergency Care: "We Got Your Back!" The Management of Traumatic Spine Injuries
Mindy D. Mason, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, NM